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Baltimore City Police Confirm Triple Shooting

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City Police have confirmed a triple shooting at Pennsylvania Ave. and Bloom St., and Pennsylvania Ave. and School St. Police have also confirmed that all injuries are non-life threatening.


Baltimore Community Organization Calls On Mayor Pugh To End Marijuana Arrests With New Billboard

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A new rolling billboard rolled up to city hall, sponsored by a group that no one wants to belong to. Because membership costs everything. “My son Jaycee was murdered in 2017,” said Giselle Morch “So now I’m in the club, Mothers of Murdered Sons and Daughters.”


What to do in Baltimore this weekend, for $15 or less

Looking to shake up your regular routine? Check out these four ideas for what to do in Baltimore this weekend, all clocking in at $15 or less per person. Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of local happenings and trends across cities. Links included in this article may earn Hoodline a commission o


Two women accuse R. Kelly of sexual misconduct in Baltimore in the 1990s

Two women said Thursday that singer R. Kelly picked them out of a crowd at a Baltimore after-party in the mid-1990s when they were underage and had sex with one of the teens although she was under the influence of marijuana and alcohol and could not consent.


12 shot in Baltimore on Thursday, five in single West Baltimore incident, police say; four dead overall

A barrage of evening gunfire that wounded four men and killed an additional man in West Baltimore accounted for less than half the city’s shooting victims Thursday, the most violent day of acting Police Commissioner Michael Harrison’s short tenure.


Prosecutors: Coast Guard lieutenant from Maryland used work computers in alleged planning of terrorist attack

The U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant spent hours on end planning a wide-scale domestic terrorist attack, even logging in at his work computer on the job at headquarters to study the manifestos and heinous paths of mass shooters, prosecutors say. He researched how to carry out sniper attacks, they contend


Here's how to celebrate the last week of Black History Month in Baltimore

There's one week left in February, which means there's still time to celebrate Black History Month. From dance and drumming performances, to movie nights, to free art workshops, there are plenty of ways to celebrate and learn about black history and culture in Baltimore.


Baltimore schools draft specific policy to protect transgender students — a step beyond most Maryland schools

Acknowledging the growing visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming students, Maryland education officials issued guidelines four years ago suggesting how school districts could provide safe spaces for these students who often face harassment and violence in school.


Johns Hopkins exceeds goals for supporting local businesses, hiring Baltimore residents

Johns Hopkins University and its health system surpassed its three-year goals for bolstering local companies and residents. The HopkinsLocal initiative — launched in 2015 to promote economic growth and inclusion in Baltimore — has worked to encourage the institution to hire more Baltimore residents,


Man Fatally Shot In The Neck In SW Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are investigating a Thursday morning homicide after a man who had been shot in the neck was found in southwest Baltimore. Officers were called to the 1700 block of North Longwood St. at 8:30 a.m. for a non-responsive man inside of a car.


1 Dead, 1 Injured After Shooting Near Pimlico

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore City police have confirmed that one of two people who walked into an area hospital Thursday afternoon for treatment following a shooting has died.


Two Baltimoreans To Play Prominent Role At APPE 28th Annual Conference

Baltimore will be the host site for the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE) 28th Annual Conference from February 28 through March 3, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor.


Weather Blog: Warmer Air Is On Its Way

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A nearly perfect Thursday after our winter storm passed through Wednesday. We warmed up to the mid and upper 50’s, which quickly eradicated most of the snow!


Baltimore City Awaits Vote On Statewide Minimum Wage Bill

State legislators in Annapolis are expected to vote on a proposal to gradually increase Maryland’s state-wide minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2023 on Thursday, February 21, 2019. The bill has 77 co-sponsors, and comes after years of campaigning by community activists and labor groups.


Man stabbed after altercation in Brooklyn Park

BROOKLYN PARK, Md. (WBFF) - A man has been stabbed after an altercation in northern Anne Arundel County. Police said the incident happened on Doris Avenue and Thomas Avenue in Brooklyn Park.


Baltimore man convicted in 2017 shooting barrage headed to prison after jury finds him sane

A Northwest Baltimore man is headed for prison — not a mental hospital — after jurors found him sane while he drove through the city blasting an assault rifle from his Lexus.


Head of Baltimore City social services named to top post in Baltimore County

The head of Baltimore’s Department of Social Services has been named administrative officer for Baltimore County, a top position that oversees day-to-day operations of county government.


Maryland school apologizes for whites-only admission policy

The Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore has apologized for a past admission policy that barred black students. The Baltimore Sun reports school President Samuel Hoi publicly apologized Thursday in a memo that detailed some of the school's racist history. The memo says the school was force


Baltimore Hires New Health Commissioner

BALTIMORE, MD - From the City of Baltimore: Mayor Catherine E. Pugh announces Dr. Letitia Dzirasa as Health Commissioner for the Baltimore City Health Department, effective March 11, 2019.


Case against teens in death of Baltimore County officer Amy Caprio includes hundreds of body camera videos

Almost nine months after Baltimore County Police officer Amy Caprio was struck and killed by a fleeing vehicle, attorneys continue to comb through a mountain of evidence collected in the case of four young men charged in her death.